Top 5 Scariest Roller Coasters In USA

We can say that people that love roller coasters either want to ride those that are interesting and not that scary or roller coasters that are particularly scary. Those that are highlighted below are the scariest that you can find in USA. With highly interesting names and really attractive features, these roller coasters should be on the list of every single adventure seeker.

Cannibal – Lagoon Amusement Park – Utah

Cannibal – Lagoon Amusement Park – Utah

The scariest feature of this roller coaster is a 116 degrees drop. You get as high as 208 feet and the maximum speed is 70 miles per hour. That drop is one of the steepest in the entire world and takes you directly through a tunnel to make the entire experience even scarier.

El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure – New Jersey

El Toro – Six Flags Great Adventure – New Jersey

This roller coaster makes it on the list of the scariest in America because of the various instances in which you are faced with the headchopper effect. You will reach a height of 181 feet and maximum speed is 70 miles per hour. Many that rode the roller coaster were thrilled and consider it a true powerhouse. Feeling weightless for a huge part of the ride is the cherry on top.

Fury 325 – Carowinds – North Carolina

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With this roller coaster you will reach top speeds of 95 miles per hour and the maximum height is 325 feet. This is a chain-lift coaster, the tallest one you will get a chance of experiencing in any country of the world, not just USA. Its name is actually derived from this lift. You will feel like a lot of time passes till that very first descent due to the older lift technology used, one that will amp you up with a lot of anticipation. Then, you will have an 81 degree drop at that maximum speed of 95 miles per hour. You are definitely in for a scare from the moment the roller coaster starts rolling.

GateKeeper – Cedar Point – Ohio

GateKeeper – Cedar Point – Ohio

This is a wing coaster that claims the title of fastest and tallest, featuring an impressive 6 inversions. You will get as fast as 67 miles per hour and the highest region is 170 feet. As soon as you are just a few seconds into the ride you will feel as if you are flying. Then, you are taken through so many turns and twists, taking you through 2 really narrow keyholes. If you want to be entertained even more, Cedar Point will give you access to many other roller coasters you can consider.

Goliath – Six Flags Great America – Illinois

Goliath – Six Flags Great America – Illinois

You can get as high as 180 feet and the maximum speed is of 72 miles per hour but these are not the main features that you want to hear. This here roller coaster offers the steepest and longest drop of all wooden roller coasters. It is also the fastest roller coaster made out of wood. There are 2 zero gravity areas, is quite quiet and will be loved by adrenaline junkies.

According to us, these are the scariest roller coasters USA offers at the moment. Let us know if you feel we might have missed something.

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